P83 review and analysis

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P83 review and analysis

Post by Curly1 » June 8th, 2015, 2:25 pm

Gunboard member posted this outstanding review and analysis of the P83.

Plenty of pics.


http://forums.gunboards.com/showthread. ... ts-The-Eye
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Re: P83 review and analysis

Post by spareparts » June 11th, 2015, 8:25 pm

I am really starting to wonder why I haven't bought one of these yet. I really like the 9 x 18 round. Is this gun "better" than the P64?

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Re: P83 review and analysis

Post by chestertnted » August 14th, 2015, 9:55 am

Love my P-83, but my P-64 conceals better, can carry it easy for EDC. The P-83 and my Bulgarian Mak are alternates!
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Re: P83 review and analysis

Post by valetnlv » December 14th, 2015, 3:25 pm

I have both also and my P83 is a much better shooter and not a lot bigger to carry either. We have open carry out here no worries either way

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Re: P83 review and analysis

Post by dwcopple » December 21st, 2015, 5:47 pm

spareparts wrote: Is this gun "better" than the P64?
yes, by a mile

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Re: P83 review and analysis

Post by lklawson » December 23rd, 2015, 3:02 pm

dwcopple wrote:
spareparts wrote: Is this gun "better" than the P64?
yes, by a mile
Yeeeah... Define "better."

The P83 trigger is "better," it has more magazine capacity, and is more pleasant to shoot. The P64, OTOH, has higher quality machining, no stampings, and a superior grade of bluing, altogether showing much higher craftsmanship, and is shorter, thinner, and lighter for, arguably, more comfortable CC.

"Better" is what it is to you.

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Re: P83 review and analysis

Post by valetnlv » December 24th, 2015, 3:44 am

Much better p83 all the way

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Re: P83 review and analysis

Post by jb1911 » July 10th, 2017, 7:55 pm

The P64 looks to me like a work of art. Not a range gun, no fun to shoot. The P83 is more pleasant to shoot. The bottom of the slide looks like a 6 year old tried to sharpen a lawn mower blade on a bench grinder.

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Re: P83 review and analysis

Post by rvenneman » November 27th, 2017, 1:00 am

I need to order an IWB holster from either Alien or Crossbreed. What weapon would approximately be close to the P-83?

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